A Hard Day's Night is the third UK album by The Beatles, released on 10 July 1964 as the soundtrack to their film of the same name on Parlophone in mono (catalogue number PMC 1230) and stereo . The US version of the album was released on 26 June 1964 by United Artists Records with a different tracklisting. It was eventually replaced by the original UK version with its first release on CD in 1987.
Nominated for two Academy Awards, Richard Lester's "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Criterion. The supplemental features on the disc include original rerelease trailers for the film; documentary film produced by Walter Shenson; Richard Lester's early short film "The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film" (1960); audio commentary featuring various members of the film's cast and crew; exclusive new video piece featuring story editor and screenwriter Bobbie O'Steen and music editor Suzana Peric; Martin Lewis' documentary "Things They Said Today" (2002); and a lot more. The release also arrives with an illustrated booklet featuring an essay by critic Howard Hampton. In English, with optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature.